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How will UC, CSU campuses implement the new smoking ban?




Starting January 1, 2014, smoking will be banned at all UC campuses.
Starting January 1, 2014, smoking will be banned at all UC campuses.
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One of the major policy changes in 2014 is the tobacco ban on all UC and CSU campuses. The schools join over 1,000 other colleges and universities nationwide that now prohibit the use of tobacco products on their grounds.

Some schools, like Tulane University, plan to charge smokers a $25 fine every time they're caught.
 
For perspective on how one university has handled this ban on campus, we're joined by Adrienne Howarth-Moore, the director of human resources at the University of Texas at Austin.